James Cleverly, Minister for Europe and North America, responds to a Westminster Hall debate on gender specific religious persecution and assures MPs that freedom of religion or belief and gender rights will remain at the forefront of the Government’s international efforts.
James was appointed Secretary of State for the Home Department on 13 November 2023.
He had served as Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs since September 2022, having previously served as Secretary of State for Education, Minister for Europe at the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), Minister for Middle East and North Africa and as joint Minister of State in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and the Department for International Development.
For details of his areas of responsibility visit his page on the Home Office section of the UK Government website.
James Cleverly, Minister for Europe and North America, moves legislation to implement sanctions aimed at encouraging Russia to cease all actions within Ukraine or that threaten the territorial integrity, sovereignty or independence of Ukraine.